Hazlehead Recycling Centre




Hazlehead Avenue
AB15 8BJ

Opening times

Summer hours (from 27 March 2022)

Monday – Friday 10am to 7.45pm 
Saturday – Sunday 9am to 7.45pm

Winter hours

Monday – Friday 10am to 4:45 pm
Saturday – Sunday 9am to 4:45 pm

Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

Items accepted

  • Aerosols
  • Bulky waste
  • Car battery
  • Car tyre
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • Ceramics
  • Cooking oil
  • Electrical items
  • Engine oil
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Food and drink cans
  • Fridge and freezers
  • Garden waste (garden cuttings, weeds, leaves) *no food waste
  • Gas canisters
  • General bagged household waste
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Household batteries
  • Household chemicals *booking required
  • Items for reuse
  • Lightbulbs
  • Paint *booking required
  • Paper
  • Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Rubble
  • Sand
  • Scrap metal
  • Soil and compost
  • Televisions
  • Turf
  • Wood

Please note

You must book an appointment to visit a Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) if you are taking: 

  • Paint or chemicals in any size of vehicle (these materials are only accepted at Hazlehead)
  • Transit-type vans
  • Cars with trailers
  • People carriers above 7 seater capacity
  • Pick up trucks
  • Vans with a capacity above 4 cubic metres

Cars and small vans can continue to access the sites without a booking but will need to bring proof of address.

Commercial waste is not permitted at any time. 

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